34 Horror Movies on Hulu That Are Scary Good
October 10, 2023
We take spooky season very seriously around here. That’s why you can find all of the best thrilling, chilling, spine-tingling, and stomach-churning horror movies you crave on Hulu.
From new horror movies like Appendage and The Mill to classics like Friday the 13th, check out the best horror movies on Hulu screaming — we mean streaming — now.
Best Horror Movies on Hulu
1. Appendage (2023)
Looking for a new horror movie to add to your favorites list? Appendage is a must-see Hulu Original movie about an overworked and chronically stressed budding fashion designer whose anxieties begin to manifest into strange physical abnormalities. It isn’t until she finds others like her that she realizes these side effects are something much more sinister.
2. The Mill (2023)
Are sci-fi thrillers your horror sub-genre of choice? Then you have to watch The Mill — a new Hulu Original movie full of terror and suspense. When Joe, a businessman and soon-to-be father, wakes up to find himself in captivity, he has no choice but to comply to with the mysterious voice broadcasting into his cell.
Watch: The Mill
3. False Positive (2021)
Lucy and Adrian have been trying to conceive for two years without success, but things start to look up when they begin working with Dr. Hindle — the best fertility doctor in New York. However, it’s not until Lucy finally becomes pregnant that she discovers a horrifying truth.
Watch: False Positive
4. Saw (2004)
If you like horror movies full of blood, gore, and suspense — the Saw franchise of slasher movies are a must-watch. The series starts with two men who awake to find themselves in a gross and unfamiliar bathroom with no recollection of how they got there. Before long, they realize they’re pawns in the sadistic game conducted by the Jigsaw Killer.
5. Friday the 13th (1980)
Camp Crystal Lake is opening for the first time in two decades despite its perplexing “death curse.” Can time erase the past or will the Crystal Lake curse strike a new generation of campers at the hands of Jason, a revenge seeking camper?
Watch: Friday the 13th*
*Friday the 13th is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.
6. Get Out (2017)
Written and directed by Jordan Peele, Get Out is an Oscar®-winning psychological horror film about a young Black man in an interracial relationship. Not knowing what to expect when meeting his girlfriend’s parents for the first time, Chris quickly realizes he’s the target of a sick and twisted plan.
Watch: Get Out*
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7. The Omen (2006)
For horror fans, The Omen is a tried and true classic. The spine-tingling and heart-pounding story tells the fictional tale of the U.S. Ambassador to England and his young son. When dark forces surrounding the child become evident, his father begins to fear the worst — is his son the Antichrist?
Watch: The Omen
8. Stephen King’s It (1990)
Whether you love him, hate him. or love to hate him — you can’t deny that it doesn’t get more horrifying than killer clowns, especially Stephen King’s Pennywise. Follow a group of childhood friends as they come face-to-face with their biggest nightmare in the classic horror movie, It.
After watching the original, keep horror movie night rolling with It: Chapter 2.
Watch: Stephen King’s It
9. Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Have you ever wondered how Father Merrin came to be The Exorcist? In Exorcist: The Beginning, thriller movie fans get to start from the beginning. Discover the bone-chilling origin story of Father Merrin in the years prior to saving the soul of Regan MacNeil.
Watch: Exorcist: The Beginning
10. Leprechaun (1992)
Someone stole the leprechaun’s pot of gold — now he’s out for blood. Jennifer Aniston and Warwick Davis star in Leprechaun, a classic horror film where outsmarting a cunning Leprechaun is a matter of life and death.
11. Child’s Play (1988)
There’s no way a serial killer can reincarnate themselves into a doll, right? For a young boy and his mother, this irrational fear becomes a dangerous reality. Even if you’re new to the horror genre, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Chucky — a terrifying toy doll that comes to life with the intention to kill.
Watch: Child’s Play*
*Child’s Play requires CINEMAX® on Hulu add-on subscription.
12. Annabelle (2014)
Speaking of creepy dolls, meet Annabelle. In this prequel to the horror movie, The Conjuring, a young couple expecting their first child become terrorized by a terrifyingly creepy vintage doll. If they want to save their family, they must uncover the doll’s dark secrets and confront the evil forces surrounding them.
13. The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
On the outside, The Whitakers appear to be a typical family living in a small American town — but things aren’t always as they seem. When the family’s teenage son, Tyler, begins to suspect his father could be an infamous serial killer, the family’s web of disturbing secrets begins to unravel.
Watch: The Clovehitch Killer
14. Hellraiser (2022)
A reimagining of Clive Barker’s 1987 classic horror film, the Hulu Original horror film, Hellraiser, stars Jamie Clayton as the iconic horror villain, Pinhead. Watch along as another unsuspecting victim messes with the Lament Configuration and unleashes the Cenobites.
15. Censor (2021)
Enid is a film censor editor who gets assigned to review an eerie video that oddly mirrors her own life, including suppressed childhood memories. The more she begins to unravel her past, the more she realizes this film might be directly related to her sister’s disappearance.
16. Parasite (2019)
The poverty-stricken Kim family isn’t above scheming and swindling people to get by. When the opportunity presents itself to lie about their credentials to a wealthy family looking for in-home help, the Kims take advantage and slowly infiltrate their home. How long can they keep their lies going before they get caught?
*Parasite is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.
17. Blair Witch (2016)
Blair Witch is the third installment in the Blair Witch series and the sequel to the 1999 cult classic horror movie, The Blair Witch Project. In this film, a man and a group of friends explore the Black Hills Forest in search of answers surrounding his sister’s disappearance. As the night progresses, they find the answers they’re looking for. Now, they just have to make it out alive.
Watch: Blair Witch*
*Blair Witch is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.
18. Fresh (2022)
Fed up with dating apps, Noa falls head over heels when she meets a charming and handsome guy at the grocery store. The two exchange numbers and Noa agrees to a romantic weekend getaway after only having one date. But, it won’t take long for her to realize she’s made a grave mistake.
Watch Sebastian Stan (star of Pam & Tommy) play a spine-shivering killer with a stomach-churning secret in the Hulu Original thriller movie, Fresh.
19. The House That Jack Built (2018)
Get inside the mind of Jack, a highly intelligent but deeply disturbed serial killer, as he recounts his most disturbing and carefully orchestrated murders.
Watch: The House That Jack Built
20. Matriarch (2022)
A near fatal overdose almost takes the life of Laura Birch. When she becomes infected by a mysterious disease after the fact, Birch decides to move home in an attempt to recuperate, but instead discovers a terrifying secret about her mom, hometown, and herself.
21. Grimcutty (2022)
When hysterical parents bring a horrifying internet meme to life, a pair of teen siblings take matters into their own hands.
22. My Friend Dahmer (2017)
The story of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is almost too sick and twisted to believe. My Friend Dahmer is a biographical psychological thriller based on true events, starting Dahmer’s story from the very beginning.
Watch: My Friend Dahmer
23. Agnes (2021)
Agnes is a young nun who begins to show signs of devilish behavior. She catches the attention of a suspicious priest determined to reveal the sinister secrets of this compromised convent.
24. Haunt (2019)
A group of friends with an itch for thrills and chills on Halloween decides to enter a dangerously haunted house. What seemingly starts out as fun and games quickly turns into a night of pure terror, putting their lives in jeopardy.
25. Treehouse (2019)
Peter Rake is an entitled celebrity chef who attempts to escape a scandal by retreating to a family vacation house nestled deep in the woods. Little does Peter know, revenge is waiting for him where he least expects it.
26. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
When Emily Rose died during an exorcism, the family priest who performed it was put on trial for negligent homicide. On top of skin-raising horrifying moments, The Exorcism of Emily Rose is a chilling story about the crossroads of religion and reason.
Watch: The Exorcism of Emily Rose
27. Books of Blood (2020)
Books of Blood is a mystery horror flick that tells the stories of three people connected through space and time. This is a must-watch if you like horror films that make you think.
Watch: Books of Blood
28. I’m Just F*cking With You (2019)
While staying at a motel in the middle of nowhere en route to a wedding, an adult brother and sister endure a night of increasingly horrifying practical jokes in this Hulu Original movie.
Watch: I’m Just F*cking With You
29. Run (2020)
Chloe was born and raised in isolation by her mom, Diane. As she gets older, Chloe begins to uncover her mother’s dark secrets.
30. The Boogeyman (2023)
Based on the novel by Stephen King, The Boogeyman is a brand new horror/thriller movie about a childhood monster come to life — The Boogeyman. While grappling with the loss of their mother, two sisters experience the haunting of a supernatural force that feeds off the suffering of its victims.
Watch: The Boogeyman
31. The Lodge (2019)
When Aidan and Mia’s dad must take off for work, his new girlfriend, Grace, agrees to stay with the kids. While he’s gone, a blizzard traps his family inside while Grace’s dark past haunts them.
Watch: The Lodge*
*The Lodge is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.
32. Shirley (2020)
Rose takes an offer for free room and board from a small college town professor. The only catch? She has to look after the professor’s wife, who also happens to be a famous horror writer.
*Shirley is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.
33. Bad Hair (2020)
Set in the late 80s, Bad Hair is a horror satire film about a woman who gets fake hair in order to get noticed in a career where image is everything. However, she quickly learns that beauty sometimes comes with a cost when her new hair gets a mind of its own.
Watch: Bad Hair
34. Down (2019)
Everyone’s worst nightmare comes true for a pair of co-workers when they get stuck in an elevator for an entire weekend. At first, the two teeter on a romantic connection, but things go south as they become more vulnerable.